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By Meri-Jane Rochelson

ISBN-10: 0814333443

ISBN-13: 9780814333440

ISBN-10: 0814334938

ISBN-13: 9780814334935

After successful a global viewers together with his novel young children of the Ghetto, Israel Zangwill went directly to write a variety of brief tales, 4 extra novels, and several other performs, together with The Melting Pot. writer Meri-Jane Rochelson, a famous specialist on Zangwill’s paintings, examines his occupation from its beginnings within the Nineties to the functionality of his final play, We Moderns, in 1924, to track how Zangwill grew to become the best-known Jewish author in Britain and the United States and a number one spokesperson on Jewish affairs through the global. In A Jew within the Public area, Rochelson examines Zangwill’s released writings along a wealth of fundamental fabrics, together with letters, diaries, manuscripts, press cuttings, and different goods within the great Zangwill records of the important Zionist data, to illustrate why an realizing of Israel Zangwill’s profession is vital to knowing the period that so considerably formed the fashionable Jewish experience.

Once he completed reputation as an writer and playwright, Israel Zangwill turned a admired public activist for the major social reasons of the 20 th century, together with women’s suffrage, peace, Zionism, and the Jewish territorialist move and rescue efforts. Rochelson exhibits how Zangwill’s activism and lots more and plenty of his literary output have been grounded in a universalist imaginative and prescient of Judaism and a dedication to teach the realm approximately Jews as a manner of fighting antisemitism. nonetheless, Zangwill’s place in desire of constructing a native land for the Jews anyplace it is easy to be came upon (in distinction to mainstream Zionism’s concentrate on Palestine) and his obvious advocacy of assimilation in his play The Melting Pot made him an more and more arguable determine. via the center of the 20th century his recognition had fallen into decline, and his paintings is unknown to many sleek readers.

A Jew within the Public area appears at Zangwill’s literary and political actions within the context in their time, to clarify why he held any such position of value in turn-of-the-century literary and political tradition and why his lifestyles and paintings are major this day. Jewish reports students in addition to scholars and academics of past due Victorian to Modernist British literature and tradition will savor this insightful examine Israel Zangwill.

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